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With growth and policy, which matters more: Level or change?

With growth and policy, which matters more: Level or change?

🕔14:18, 16.Oct 2021

Asset Allocation Fourth Quarter 2021 KEY POINTS The level of growth and the level of policy support remain supportive but have declined marginally, leaving us pro-risk still but less so. Within equities, we prefer Europe, where economic fundamentals are improving and

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Give us a good old villain to bring out the best in you

Give us a good old villain to bring out the best in you

🕔11:27, 16.Oct 2021

Investors’ Outlook October 2021 “Envelopes please… and the winner is… Wall Street.” This is the result of our recent allocation review that saw us overweight US stocks at the expense of European ones. The slight change doesn’t alter our overall

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Hout: duurzame én innovatieve belegging

Hout: duurzame én innovatieve belegging

🕔13:55, 15.Oct 2021

Zowel het momentum als de vooruitzichten op lange termijn zijn gunstig voor beleggingen in de brede waardeketen rond hout. Van de aanplanting van bossen tot de verwerking van hout tot enkele van de meest innovatieve materialen.  De Timber-strategie van Pictet

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Podcast: Good Momentum for Value and ESG investing

Podcast: Good Momentum for Value and ESG investing

🕔09:19, 15.Oct 2021

A compelling investment opportunity: Japanese equities offer attractively priced and more visible earnings growth for 2021 and beyond. Nevertheless, Japanese equities are currently trading at a discount to global equities. And Japan equity markets have outpaced major developed market equities both in 2020 and year-to-date in 2021 as the world seeks to transition to a post-pandemic recovery.

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How to harness the emerging market ‘triple premium’

How to harness the emerging market ‘triple premium’

🕔08:22, 15.Oct 2021

In this quickfire Q&A, Yoram Lustig, Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, EMEA, outlines the compelling reasons why investors should consider a strategic allocation to emerging market equities – as well as the benefits of employing active management in this increasingly diverse

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Inflation, no time to die

Inflation, no time to die

🕔21:08, 13.Oct 2021

IN SHORT Inflation concerns have picked up again as price pressures mount. Talks regarding tapering continue to intensify. Yields have surged globally following the more hawkish tone of central banks and questions regarding the transitory nature of inflation. Equity markets

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The wall of worry only gets higher

The wall of worry only gets higher

🕔07:54, 13.Oct 2021

Multi Asset Quarterly: Economic outlook The economic normalization continues, although at an uneven pace following the long Covid-related shutdowns. Further severe lockdowns look unlikely in most Western countries. Supply chain bottlenecks are blurring the near-term macro visibility. Inflation numbers have risen

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Mounting risks, buying time

Mounting risks, buying time

🕔17:10, 11.Oct 2021

CIO Views Markets responded to mixed data from the US and China and to the potential tapering from central banks. We are also seeing inflation (energy and food) and a deceleration in China. As a result, while staying neutral on

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Assessing the added value of thematic investments

Assessing the added value of thematic investments

🕔11:04, 7.Oct 2021

Thematic investing brings a new dimension to the usual asset class categories, resulting in fresh opportunities for investors to diversify portfolio risk and mitigate the impact of correlations between asset classes, sectors, regions and styles. Investing in themes is different

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Is Japan really a disappointing equity market?

Is Japan really a disappointing equity market?

🕔11:58, 1.Oct 2021

Some investors historically have seen Japan’s equity market as a constant source of disappointment. I can understand why. For 20 years, after Japan’s asset bubble burst and through the global financial crisis in 2009, it was a trader’s market. You

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Supply constraints add to inflation angst

Supply constraints add to inflation angst

🕔20:03, 29.Sep 2021

Theme of the month: EU Fit for 55 In July, the EU announced “Fit for 55” – a suite of measures to deliver a 55% reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 from 1990 levels. It included an enhancement of the

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Did I Miss the Value Turn?

Did I Miss the Value Turn?

🕔11:11, 29.Sep 2021

Value’s Travails and Recent Partial Recovery  In mid-March 2020, we wrote in “This Too Shall Pass” that disruptions such as the Covid-19 pandemic are not permanent and that investors can look beyond immediate travails to an eventual return to normalcy.

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Markets in 3D: Delta, Deceleration and Divergences

Markets in 3D: Delta, Deceleration and Divergences

🕔09:12, 29.Sep 2021

Equities have remained buoyant over the past weeks despite some challenges (China regulation, Afghanistan crisis), primarily due to the exceptional earnings seasons in the US and Europe. Looking ahead, we identify three main themes: the spread of the Delta Covid

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Five Forces in International Equities Investors May Be Underestimating

Five Forces in International Equities Investors May Be Underestimating

🕔09:24, 24.Sep 2021

China, Japan, technology, and value have potential to shape global markets in 2021 and beyond. T. Rowe Price Insights on International Equities: The rapid rise of China to the world’s second‑largest economy is widely observed. Yet, investors appear to underappreciate China’s

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For sustainability, diversification and upside potential: US value equities

For sustainability, diversification and upside potential: US value equities

🕔10:39, 23.Sep 2021

It’s payback time for investors who have been seeing a return to favour of the equity value investment style after years of underperformance versus growth stocks. A sustainable investing approach in value equities can enable investors to benefit from attractive

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The Return of Volatility May Signal a Buying Opportunity, Not a Bear Market

The Return of Volatility May Signal a Buying Opportunity, Not a Bear Market

🕔10:49, 22.Sep 2021

Judging from the performance of equity markets alone, the past four to six weeks appear to have followed the theme of the previous 12 months: a relentless rally in risk assets. When other markets are considered, though, a very different picture emerges.

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Cats, rivers & regulation: the lowdown on Chinese equities

Cats, rivers & regulation: the lowdown on Chinese equities

🕔16:39, 21.Sep 2021

Deng Xiaoping is often considered the architect of modern China, having advocated a pragmatic approach to economic development and embraced the free-market system of western economies. However, many of the principles he endorsed have seemingly been turned on their …

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Alpha Research – Bijeenkomst – Focus op inkomen in tijden van inflatie

🕔15:00, 16.Sep 2021

Alpha Research organiseert samen met PGIM, Ossiam (een affiliate van Natixis Investment Managers) en State Street SPDR ETF’s een bijeenkomst waarin de vraag over inkomsten en inflatie centraal staat. In twee uur tijd krijgt u een overzicht van de asset

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Markets in 3D: Delta, Deceleration and Divergences

Markets in 3D: Delta, Deceleration and Divergences

🕔15:03, 15.Sep 2021

Special Europe: invest in the recovery In a nutshell As the European economy is recovering from the largest economic shock of modern history, we are revising our growth and inflation assumptions to the upside. Although the path to recovery is

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BII Global weekly commentary

BII Global weekly commentary

🕔10:38, 15.Sep 2021

BII Global weekly commentary Europe is in the spotlight this month, with a key European Central Bank (ECB) meeting and a pivotal German election that could have significant medium-term implications for the fiscal stance of Europe’s largest economy. We see

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Markets in 3D: Delta, Deceleration and Divergences

Markets in 3D: Delta, Deceleration and Divergences

🕔18:14, 8.Sep 2021

Equities have remained buoyant over the past weeks despite some challenges (China regulation, Afghanistan crisis), primarily due to the exceptional earnings seasons in the US and Europe. Looking ahead, we identify three main themes: the spread of the Delta Covid

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Two questions for autumn

Two questions for autumn

🕔11:15, 8.Sep 2021

Capital Markets Monthly Summer is coming to an end in the northern hemisphere. Whether the stock markets will begin to see cooler temperatures following the sharp price increases of these past few months, or conversely, whether we can expect an

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Patience is a virtue

Patience is a virtue

🕔10:34, 8.Sep 2021

Thematic equities in focus:  After the rotation witnessed in Q1 2021, the second quarter was quieter, with elements of the inherent market volatility having subsided. However, investors continue to have questions around the prospect of inflation as economies continue to

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Barometer: Dealing with Delta

Barometer: Dealing with Delta

🕔15:40, 7.Sep 2021

Asset allocation: stimulus and vaccine offer enduring support Economic growth has clearly slowed in recent months thanks in large part to the spread of the particularly infectious Delta variant of Covid. Still, with monetary stimulus in plentiful supply and vaccination

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Markets take the Fed’s tapering plans in stride

Markets take the Fed’s tapering plans in stride

🕔13:47, 6.Sep 2021

Equities continue to march higher. Despite the coming taper, Fed policy remains accommodative, and a strong earnings outlook supports select stocks. Although COVID-19 hospitalizations have surged, last week investors focused on the FDA’s full approval of the Pfizer vaccine. Both

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As the Global Economy Recovers, Japan Stands in the Spotlight

As the Global Economy Recovers, Japan Stands in the Spotlight

🕔11:19, 1.Sep 2021

Upbeat outlook as Japanese market is highly geared to global recovery. While Japanese equities made solid progress during the first half of 2021, the TOPIX gaining 8.52%, year-to date (as of May 28, 2021), performance has ultimately disappointed, with Japan

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PIMCO’s Capital Market Assumptions, August 2021

PIMCO’s Capital Market Assumptions, August 2021

🕔09:50, 30.Aug 2021

Executive Summary Vaccine-driven reopenings propelled U.S. economic growth in the first half of this year, leading to a significant uptick in inflation. While PIMCO believes that today’s high levels of inflation will likely prove transitory, we believe the Federal Reserve

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Fashion eyes sustainability via the circular economy

Fashion eyes sustainability via the circular economy

🕔12:01, 26.Aug 2021

The textiles industry is one of the most pollutive in the world, emitting more CO2 than aviation and shipping combined. But a leading sports firm is showing one way the sector can embrace radical change. I love shopping for clothes

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China: Transitioning To A Brave New World

China: Transitioning To A Brave New World

🕔09:04, 26.Aug 2021

The return of volatility to China markets. China’s equity markets have been roiled by a combination of concerns in recent weeks, culminating in the fallout from the Archegos family office liquidations in late March. However, this volatility has retraced …

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Is the Value Rally in Emerging Markets Sustainable?

Is the Value Rally in Emerging Markets Sustainable?

🕔14:18, 24.Aug 2021

Value investing is coming in from the cold.  After a decade of strong value outperformance in emerging market equities from 2001 to 2010 came a decade of sustained underperformance. In 2020, the value/ growth divergence in EM reached an extreme

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Equities rally as economic and virus news shifts

Equities rally as economic and virus news shifts

🕔15:18, 23.Aug 2021

CPI inflation was lower than expected in July. The slowdown in consumer prices was welcome news for markets, and supports the views of central bankers and others who have deemed this …

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Predicting Equity Returns with Inflation

Predicting Equity Returns with Inflation

🕔09:30, 23.Aug 2021

Key Points Rather than predicting what will happen to inflation in the future—a particularly arduous and humbling task—we ask a simple question: What can past inflation dynamics tell us about the equity market’s future returns? We propose two new investment

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Klimaatrisico en Strategische Asset Allocatie

Klimaatrisico en Strategische Asset Allocatie

🕔08:20, 23.Aug 2021

Marktvisie ESG-integratie:  Klimaatrisico wordt steeds tastbaarder, zowel in de fysieke- als in de beleggingswereld. 2020 was, samen met 2016, het warmste jaar ooit sinds het begin van de metingen in 1880: de (oppervlakte) temperatuur bereikte een niveau van 1,02 graden

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What are your views on China education regulation

What are your views on China education regulation

🕔10:43, 18.Aug 2021

Zhikai Chen: On Saturday 24 July, China imposed stricter regulations on China’s education sector, including re-classifying tutoring companies as having “non-profit” status. The State Council officially released the Double Reduction (2R) policy. As a result, China education stocks plunged, and

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Themes and implications from the Global Equity Investors Quarterly

Themes and implications from the Global Equity Investors Quarterly

🕔09:44, 16.Aug 2021

Corporate profits continue to rebound at a tremendous pace and will comfortably exceed previous record levels this year. One year after the pandemic hit, we took a look at how our forecasts have changed. We expected an acceleration of existing

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Predicting Equity Returns with Inflation

Predicting Equity Returns with Inflation

🕔08:08, 16.Aug 2021

Conversations in the investment industry have been dominated by predictions about the path of the inflation rate and its implications for capital markets. In this article, we aim to turn these conversations upside-down. We propose two new investment signals, which

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Inflation-hedging your portfolio? Beware of unintended consequences

Inflation-hedging your portfolio? Beware of unintended consequences

🕔13:28, 13.Aug 2021

Investors may be concerned about how to protect their portfolios from the impact of higher inflation. Investments such as commodities, real estate and equities have historically outperformed when prices rise. But performance doesn’t tell the whole story. These asset classes

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A Moderating Outlook for Equities

A Moderating Outlook for Equities

🕔11:41, 13.Aug 2021

KEY INSIGHTS Our Asset Allocation Committee modestly decreased the allocation to equities recently, given elevated stock valuations and a moderating economic outlook. In our view, key performance drivers may peak in the near term, which could temper potential equity returns

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China – Economically inspiring

China – Economically inspiring

🕔10:29, 13.Aug 2021

China was first to recover economically from Covid-19. However, its stock exchanges do not reflect this: equities have been under pressure since the Chinese New Year. That should not be a surprise since China’s growth momentum has been fading. It

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Balancing Risk in a Sustaining Recovery Q3 2021

Balancing Risk in a Sustaining Recovery Q3 2021

🕔10:30, 10.Aug 2021

Smart Beta Compass  The recovery trade turns to Quality, creating opportunity in Value and Dividends. Following a strong start to 2021, equity markets continued to move higher in Q2, as the further deployment of vaccines globally is helping critical markets

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Barometer: No need for evasive action

Barometer: No need for evasive action

🕔07:55, 9.Aug 2021

Asset allocation: Maintaining perspective  There is no summer lull for investors this year. The global economy is powering ahead despite the resurgence of Covid-19 infections while inflationary pressures continue to build, particularly in the US. Then there’s renewed upheaval in

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From growth euphoria to inflation blues

From growth euphoria to inflation blues

🕔16:01, 5.Aug 2021

Global Investment Views  The past weeks have confirmed that phase one of the ‘great recovery’ is now behind us. We have entered a new sequence: PMIs decelerating from their peaks and concerns about the spread of the Delta Covid19 variant

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Assessing Inflation: Theories, Policies and Portfolios

Assessing Inflation: Theories, Policies and Portfolios

🕔13:12, 5.Aug 2021

Executive Summary As inflation spiked in the second quarter of 2021, debate about its transitory or permanent nature became more heated. Yet, as is sometimes the case with broad controversies, a lack of definition goes with a lack of comprehension.

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The Value vs. Growth Reversal Is Delivering Returns, with a Long Runway Left

The Value vs. Growth Reversal Is Delivering Returns, with a Long Runway Left

🕔08:00, 5.Aug 2021

MID-YEAR LETTER FOR 2021 Asset Allocation Team: Equity Allocation Strategies  Key Points The Value vs. Growth reversal is delivering returns, with a long runway left. The historic valuation gap between global Value and Growth stocks finally began its reversal. Our

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Decarbonisation: seeking stratospheric performance 2021

Decarbonisation: seeking stratospheric performance 2021

🕔12:31, 4.Aug 2021

Decarbonisation was one of the biggest themes of 2019 and 2020. Rightly so, we would argue. With the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) taking place in November, this could be another important year for decarbonisation. Global temperatures are

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Sector and Equity Compass Looking to a Brighter World Q3 2021

Sector and Equity Compass Looking to a Brighter World Q3 2021

🕔11:01, 3.Aug 2021

Starting to play again Finishing Q2 on a High Developed equity markets ended June at record highs, reassured by signs of steady recovery and greater belief that inflation was transitory, thus delaying any necessary rate rises. Europe’s catch-up was also

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China in de schijnwerpers

China in de schijnwerpers

🕔08:03, 3.Aug 2021

NIEUWSBRIEF voor institutionele beleggers Content De opbouw van een Chinese aandelenportefeuille De Chinese economie: herstel en herbalancering Hoe kan China een groei-economie van betekenis blijven? 1 Een reis van duizend mijl begint met een enkele stap Gains Still to Be Found

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AA Q3 outlook: Summertime for investors? 2021

AA Q3 outlook: Summertime for investors? 2021

🕔00:33, 29.Jul 2021

We continue to favour staying long equities, and are prepared to increase our exposure in a dip, as investors bask in the sunshine of a global economy in mid-cycle. From a strategic perspective, the current market environment is increasingly challenging

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Factorbeleggen kent een goed eerste half jaar

Factorbeleggen kent een goed eerste half jaar

🕔14:11, 28.Jul 2021

Waarde weer op waarde geschat De door grote Amerikaanse technologie gerelateerde bedrijven veroorzaakte bubbel heeft voor langdurige problemen gezorgd voor de value factor. Sinds de aankondiging van de succesvolle ontwikkeling van coronavaccins, begin november 2020, is die trend doorbroken. De

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Consumer revenge – the next stage of the recovery in europe

Consumer revenge – the next stage of the recovery in europe

🕔13:44, 28.Jul 2021

Is pent-up consumer demand the key to unlocking value in Europe? In this article, John Bennett, Director of European Equities, considers some of the meaningful trends he believes could drive positive momentum in the region. Key takeaways As we progress

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